| Feb 4, 2011
| 7:19 PM
More people are calling southwest Virginia home. Several local areas saw a population boost in the last decade.
According to the 2010 Census, Franklin County was the top county in this region with 18%. Bedford County's population grew by 13% and...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Bedford County investigators need your help solving an armed robbery.
It happened at the CVS Pharmacy on Forest Road around 9 p.m. Saturday.
The person who called 911 said a man came into the store, showed a gun and demanded money. The suspect was...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 10:59 AM
Forest Elementary School, Jefferson Forest High School
Floyd County High School, Floyd County Elementary, Willis Elementary School, Indian Valley...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Parents gave Bedford County school leaders an earful for the second time this week. Several spoke out during a public hearing Thursday evening.
A consolidation plan would close Bedford Primary and move students to Bedford Elementary School next year....
| Jun 21, 2011
| 3:17 PM
A Bedford County soccer team is giving their community reason to celebrate.
The Jefferson Forest High School varsity boys soccer team made history for their school a few weeks ago.
They went undefeated this season and won its first state...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:47 AM
A large floating trampoline reported stolen has been found.
A boater found it floating Sunday evening in the lake near where the Roanoke River and Craddock Creek intersect.
Deputies are trying to find a large floating trampoline...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:19 PM
One of our hometowns is getting younger. According to the 2010 census, the average age of a person living in Lynchburg is 30. That's nearly 10 years younger than the populations of Roanoke and Danville.
"Lynchburg really has a lot to offer," says Caleb...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 12:20 PM
They've come with glasses to fill: Wine tasters, looking for the perfect flavor.
"We like sweet wine," remarked Rhonda Shepherd, a wine taster from Roanoke. "The vendors here that have the sweet wine have been really good so far."
The Horse and Hound...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 12:22 PM
A man the Humane Society of the United States has referred to as a major figure in the world of dog fighting has pled guilty to charges in Bedford County.
Jeffrey Denny was arrested last May after trying to sell a dog to an undercover deputy at a...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 8:42 AM
16 cows were taken from the Spring Lake Stock Yard in Moneta.
An employee found the animals missing Sunday morning around 6:15 a.m. and then called the Sheriff's Office.
The suspect's vehicle is believed to be a dark colored dual wheeled pickup truck....
| Mar 14, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Brandy Walker has a lot of open space in her cow pins right now, but not for the normal reasons.
"I don't know of it ever happening before and I hope it never happens again," said Walker, General Manager of Springlake Stockyard.
| Aug 6, 2011
| 2:57 AM
He's serving two life sentences for killing his ex-girlfriend's parents in Bedford County. Now Jens Soering has been denied parole for a seventh time.
Soering got the word last week from the Virginia Parole Board.
Both he and his then-girlfriend,...